News and events

February 15, 2018

Brisbane local catch up for widows and widowers

Our local catch ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it […]
February 15, 2018

Melbourne local catch up for widows and widowers

Our local catch ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it […]
February 11, 2018

When the novelty wears off…

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mountain.  October 2014.  I know it sounds a little sick, but the novelty of losing a loved one wears off […]
January 31, 2018

We are warriors

By Jo Smith-Hooker, from When Hope Shines.  I typically struggle with the start of each new year. Coming into this year however I made myself approach it […]
January 20, 2018

Before death… and after death…

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mama.  January, 2016.  So I realised as I was making New Year’s resolutions (for the first time ever), that my […]
December 19, 2017

One year on

An excerpt from Dani Holland’s blog, Three Chicks and a Hen   January, 2017 In four hours it will have been one whole year since I saw […]
June 7, 2017

Wollongong local catch up – 24 February 2018

Our local catch ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it […]
June 3, 2017

First local widowed catch ups for regional Victoria

First Light is excited to announce our first regional Victoria local catch ups for widowed people have been scheduled for Ararat and Ballarat in the coming weeks.  […]
May 1, 2017

Lauren’s journey towards the Gold Coast Marathon

First Light Widowed Association Vice President Lauren Leslie tells us why she’s participating in the 2017 Gold Coast Marathon in memory of her late husband James.  […]